Conclusion: You're looking at achievements like "workout every day for a two months" and "ace every difficulty of the million different variations of workouts there are." To many, you're looking at (at least) many weeks of sweat and tears to unlock all of these. There isn't too much about this "game" that should surprise anyone, but I was impressed with the amount of flexibility and options it allowed.
Excerpt: How many times have you bought a fitness game and expected to lose a bunch of weight, only to get bored of it and quit within the first week? We've heard plenty of these stories and I've taken part in my own versions of them more than once, but this time, I'm hoping it sticks. And since I'm a fan of mixed martial arts, I'm thinking that UFC Personal Trainer will keep me motivated.
Excerpt: I’m kneeling, fists thrusting toward the ground, when it hits me — this isn’t an empty drill. I’m actually trying to smash in someone’s face. This real-world tie is what propels UFC Personal Trainer above its competitors: its sports-influenced approach provides a depth lacking in Your Shape: Fitness Evolved and EA Sports Active 2.
Pros: + Training feels more true-to life, with tough-love coaches and a “stronger, better, faster” approach., + Engages both body and mind.
Cons: - Form not emphasized enough; interface slightly touchy; voice commands don’t always work., ? Why do some info videos unlock after they’d be useful?
Summary: While the words ‘fun’ and ‘exercise’ are rarely seen together in the same sentence, UFC Personal Trainer makes the arduous process of toning up a challenging, rewarding and entertaining experience. Developed in association with the US National Academy of Sports Medicine – and with input from the UFC glitterati, including Javier Mendez, Greg Jackson and Mark DellaGrotte – UFC Personal Trainer offers a wide variety of fitness routines to help users lose weight, get...